Eight of the 25 titles announced today are debut works in the shortlists for the 71st annual National Book Awards. Winners named November 18.
Longlisted authors and translators for all five categories of the National Book Awards’ 71st outing have been announced this week.
The African Studies Association UK has recognized Bibi Bakare-Yusuf, and the National Book Foundation honors author Walter Mosley.
An advocate for ‘authors and readers,’ Carolyn Reidy will be the first to receive the National Book Foundation’s Literarian Award posthumously
In a straightforward discussion, even the concept of inclusivity was called out for assumptions about diversity.
Aspen asks, ‘Why is the world of publishing so reluctant to offer Black writers the same major book deals typically offered to white writers?’
As she plans her final awards season, Lisa Lucas takes stock of the progress the National Book Foundation has made in service to readers and authors.
Lisa Lucas will become SVP and publisher of Knopf imprints Pantheon and Schocken after the 2020 National Book Awards digital prize ceremony in November.
The States’ 71st National Book Awards ceremony follows other international publishing events onto the ether, as ‘a beacon of hope for all who attend.’
Seeking ‘transformative fiction’ on contemporary issues, Aspen Literary Prize director Adrienne Brodeur says that serious literature creates empathy.